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All in hero.
Was a member of navy seal team six -- -- group that carried out the mission to kill Osama bin Laden and according to officials on the ground in Afghanistan.
They came under some heavy fire in this mission.
And from mission -- -- -- firm -- bone there were heavily armed before I had no assurance.
We're friends so called RPG's.
Brooklyn Pope -- proposed crewmates have been taken from -- So Steve Centanni follows up in Washington good morning Steve what can we report about this rescue mission.
Well good morning bill took place early Sunday after intelligence revealed that the kidnapped American was in imminent danger of injury or possibly death.
Doctor -- Joseph is a medical advisor for a group called morning -- development is based in Colorado Springs.
It's a group that helps rebuild communities and Afghanistan.
Doctor was not injured and should return to the states in a few days.
This happened -- eastern Kabul Province three workers were abducted by a group of armed men five days ago while returning from a visit to a medical clinic there.
And -- have spokesman describes the rescue effort.
In order to.
This time we're just turned percent of natural -- kind of operation.
Center for us captions.
We found the task that is our attempts to storm preparations since the assessment of course took the -- -- of tension before.
-- have -- my children.
And the identity of the other two aid workers has not been released -- what more about the navy seal who was killed during this operations Steve what do we know about him.
You know him that I did now being released which is typical when you're talking about a member of the US special operations -- they like to operate under cover and keep their identity secret so.
His heroic efforts are being praised this morning at the highest levels I can tell you that.
President Obama saying in a statement our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
Just we must always honor our troops and military families he gave his life for his fellow Americans and he and his teammates -- mind is once more.
Of the selfless service that allows our nation to stay strong safe and free.
And Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said also in a statement.
I was deeply saddened to learn that the US service member was killed in the operation and also want to extend my condolences.
To his family teammates and friends.
In this fallen hero and all our special operators Americans see the highest ideals of citizenship sacrifice and service upheld.
The torch of freedom burns brighter because of them.
And those tributes being paid here in Washington to that action over in Africa -- CO reminder again -- the great sacrifice from so many Steve Centanni.
Thank you mark you.
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